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Aug 2020

The History of Bison in Iowa

Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shelter #3, Jefferson County Park, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

A "buffalo" head has overlooked the Carnegie Library since 1900. Although the library has moved, the bison remains above the stairs to the 3rd floor. Come learn how bison were a keystone species in North American prairies. Pete Eyheralde, an Assistant Professor of Biology at William Penn University and a bison rancher in southern Iowa for the last 20 years, will share the natural history of bison in the eastern tallgrass prairie and look at new findings from research in…

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Insects Up Close- Virtual Program

Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Sugema North Boat Ramp, 24120 Lacey Trail
Keosauqua, IA 52565 United States
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We have changed this program to a virtual event. We will be posting the video on August 20th rather than doing an in person program. Thanks for understanding.    Come see what insects call Van Buren County home. Entomologist Moni Hayne will be teaching participants about the insects they find in their nets. Come prepared for a hands-on adventure! This is an official Des Moines River Water Trails event cosponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Jefferson County…

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